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Never Truly Over: Discussing Deployment A Challenge Of Its Own

Fighting in Afghanistan was extremely difficult, but now that Army Capt. Drew Pham is back in the U.S., he says he doesn't even know how to talk to people. It's his wife, he says, who keeps him going.
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Afghanistan Getting New Leader, But Don't Expect Karzai To Disappear

Afghanistan could pick a leader to replace Hamid Karzai next week, but Taliban members are ramping up attacks. Al Jazeera's Abderrahim Foukara talks about the elections and the future of Afghanistan.
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With Elections Days Away, Suicide Bombs Sow Fear In Kabul

Taliban attacks have rocked some of Kabul's most guarded locations just days before Afghans vote in national elections, generating fear among foreigners and many Afghans connected to the vote.
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Afghanistan's Election Heats Up — And So Do The Attacks

The Taliban claim responsibility for an attack at the election headquarters in Kabul and have warned Afghans not to vote in the April 5 ballot to choose a successor to President Hamid Karzai.
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Taliban Militants Attack Kabul Hotel, Killing 9

The gunmen apparently entered the Serena hotel and made it through security with pistols in their socks. They were killed in a standoff.
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Afghans Don't Need Help Securing Country, Karzai Says

President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan says that more than a decade of warfare was imposed on his country by the U.S. conflict with the Taliban.
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As Afghan Tajiks Lay Leader To Rest, Eyes Turn To Political Future

Afghanistan has lost its first vice president, a warlord who fought beside the U.S. against the Taliban. Mohammed Qasim Fahim's death presents his Tajik brethren a tough choice in upcoming elections.
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Debate: Should The President Be Able To Order Citizens Killed Abroad?

In the latest Intelligence Squared debate, two teams face off over the constitutionality of targeting terrorist suspects abroad — particularly when those individuals are U.S. citizens.
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Military Training Gives U.S. Paralympic Biathletes An Edge

The only American to medal in biathlon, Army veteran Andy Soule did it with just his arms. Soule and other service members are bringing their speed and precision to the grueling competition in Sochi.
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From War In The Desert To 'Murder Ball On Ice'

This year, the men's U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey team is packed with Afghanistan and Iraq veterans, and they've found an outlet in hitting, slamming and speeding across the ice as fast as they can.

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